Worksheet: Subtracting Equal Groups

In this worksheet, we will practice using subtraction to find the number of equal groups when dividing.


There are 16 flip-flops.

How many pairs of flip-flops are there?

Hint: Make groups of 2. Use the number line to help you.

  • A8
  • B6
  • C12


Michael is making houses out of sticks. Each house needs 5 sticks.

He has 15 sticks. How many houses can he make?


Mason has 20 oranges.

He is going to put them into bags of 5.

After he makes 2 bags of oranges, there are oranges left.